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Identifier

Accession 67

Inclusive Dates

1962-1978

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

4500 pieces, 2.25 linear feet

Language

English;

Historical Note

The Abortion Interest Movement of South Carolina was organized in March, 1969 and developed as an extension of the People for Abortion Reform/Repeal. Its purpose is “to educate the citizens of South Carolina about the need for modern abortion legislation.”

Scope and Content Note

The Abortion Interest Movement of South Carolina Records consist of correspondence, speeches, brochures, pamphlets, studies, newspaper clippings, and other records concerning abortion reform not only in South Carolina but in other states. The collection offers a good source of information on the movement to repeal abortion laws not only in South Carolina but also in other parts of the United States and in Europe. The Abortion Interest Movement (AIM) was organized in March, 1969 and developed as an extension of the People for Abortion Reform/Repeal. Its purpose is “to educate the citizens of South Carolina about the need for modern abortion legislation.”

Additional Notes

While the material in the collection extends from 1966-1978, most of the material is for the period from 1969 to 1975.

Provenance

The papers of the South Carolina Abortion Interest Movement (AIM) were received by the Archives on October 13, 1976 from Mrs. Ann Bellew.

Keywords

Women, Women's History, Abortion, Abortion Law and Legislation, Civil Rights

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Abortion Interest Movement of South Carolina Records - Accession 67

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